• Archive for May, 2009

    Let's go camping…

    by  • Friday, May 29, 2009 • Decorating and interiors, News, Stylish shopping • 2 Comments

    Today is the last official day of National Camping Week and it’s gloriously sunny outside, so let’s mark the occasion with this dreamy image from Laura Ashley.

    la camping

    Yes, the Teepee-without-a-roof looks a bit impractical, the white armchair isn’t ideal for a muddy field, and there’s no electricity supply for the lamp – but that’s the joy of styling! I love the pretty bunting – it’s £14.69 and perfect for a garden party. – Ellie

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    Exclusive: NEW Hope and Greenwood recipe book

    by  • Thursday, May 28, 2009 • Books and TV, Food, News • 0 Comments

    Are you a domestic goddess with a sweet tooth? Shopping Spy’s secret sources have revealed that the owners of retro sweet shop Hope and Greenwood are working on a recipe book, which will be released this autumn, possibly in October.

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    Miss Hope and Mr Greenwood are writing a book

    The ‘purveyors of splendid confectionary’ will be packing the book full of treats such as sticky toffee apples – yum! If this book is as gorgeous as the lovely Hope and Greenwood shop and website, we think it will be one to watch out for! – Ellie

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